Archive for October, 2017

Is it legal for Jerry Jones to bench players who don’t stand?

Monday, October 30th, 2017:

On Sunday, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones indicated that he would bench players who didn’t stand for the national anthem before games. The move was applauded on Monday night by President Donald Trump, who tweeted: “A big salute to Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, who will BENCH players who disrespect our Flag. ‘Stand […]   Read More →

Tanaka, Judge save Yanks; Bird homers for 1-0 win in Game 3

Thursday, October 26th, 2017:

Good thing for Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees that Aaron Judge is 6-foot-7. Judge reached high and prevented a home run to save Tanaka’s seven-inning gem, Greg Bird homered off relief ace Andrew Miller, and New York edged the Cleveland Indians 1-0 Sunday night in Game 3 to extend their AL Division Series. “He was […]   Read More →

Ducks, Isles aiming to rebound from losses

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017:

A pair of teams coming off of tough losses will face off Wednesday night as the Anaheim Ducks host the New York Islanders at Honda Center. The Ducks (1-1-1) are coming off a 2-0 home setback to the Calgary Flames on Monday night while the Islanders (1-1-1) absorbed a 3-2 shootout loss at home to […]   Read More →

Fertitta joked that he would have preferred to pay a billion dollars less for a franchise that lacked established superstars.

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017:

Turning serious, he laid out the high expectations for Houston after Morey engineered an offseason trade to pair Chris Paul with James Harden. “To walk into this situation with James Harden and Chris Paul is unbelievable,” Fertitta said. “You’ve got to remember the name of the game is to get to the playoffs, and this […]   Read More →

we knew Smallwood was due for a larger role.

Sunday, October 15th, 2017:

USF’s Marquez Valdes-Scantling, a lanky and athletic 6-5 receiver, had six catches for 94 yards and a touchdown and two rushes for 80 yards and another score against the porous ECU defense. D’Ernest Johnson, a 5-10, 210-pound senior running back, had 16 carries for 111 yards and two touchdowns against the Pirates (1-4), who have […]   Read More →

Seahawks RB Chris Carson carted off field with ‘significant’ ankle injury

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017:

Seahawks running back Chris Carson was carted off the field during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 46-18 win over the Colts with a “significant” ankle injury. Carson, who had separated himself as the lead back in Seattle’s crowded backfield, had his left leg nearly bent in half by a Colts defender, and then rolled up […]   Read More →

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